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Cherry blossom

By James Alexander-Sinclair in Plants
The country is awash with cherry blossom. From wild cherries in spinneys to extravagant garden displays. Continue reading...
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Growing chilli peppers

By Adam Pasco in Plants
How tastes change. Going back five years, I hardly remember ever cooking with chillies, but today I use them nearly every week. Continue reading...
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Weeds and wildflowers

By Pippa Greenwood in Plants
What's the difference between wildflowers and weeds? They're at opposite ends of the spectrum when it comes to acceptability in the garden, but are they really so different? Continue reading...
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Primulas

By James Alexander-Sinclair in Plants
I got a very lovely surprise in the post this week. Not chocolate, [...] not riches beyond compare, [...] but lots of small packets of seed. Continue reading...
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Plant support

By Adam Pasco in Plants
I always have a dilemma in April, choosing the right plant supports for my tall border perennials... Continue reading...
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Planting snowdrops

By Pippa Greenwood in Plants
Planting snowdrops in-the-green helps the bulbs absorb moisture quickly after they've been planted. This helps them to establish quickly and produce a great show of flowers. Continue reading...
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Hardy annuals

By Adam Pasco in Plants
Some people get a bit snobby when it comes to flowers. Perennials usually come high in the pecking order for the 'must have' plants of the moment, but when did you last hear anyone singing the praises of hardy annuals? Continue reading...
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Frightful forsythia

By James Alexander-Sinclair in Plants
Spring is in the air. Birds are tweeting. Comfortable nests are being flung together [...] There is however one big fat buzzing fly in the ointment. Continue reading...
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Colourful camellias

By Adam Pasco in Plants
The mild March weather has produced some colourful displays of camellias in my garden. In fact, I think they're the best I've enjoyed for many, many years. Continue reading...
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Growing your own cut flowers

By Pippa Greenwood in Plants
Growing your own cut flowers is pure luxury, but it's also a great way to save money. Continue reading...
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